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We all know that money can't buy you love…or happiness, but we have been living our lives as though the accumulation of wealth is the key to our dreams.
Why, in spite of increasing economic prosperity over the past 50 years, are many conditions of well-being in decline and rates of happiness largely unchanged since the 1950s?
Why do our measures of economic progress not reflect the values that make us happy: supportive relationships, meaningful work, a healthy environment, and our spiritual well-being?
Economist Mark Anielski developed a new and practical economic model called Genuine Wealth, to measure the real determinants of well-being and help redefine progress. The Economics of Happiness shows:
Anielski's road-map towards this vision of flourishing economies of well-being will resonate with individuals, communities and governments interested in issues of sustainability and quality of life.(2007-04-20)
Five stars for being so thought provoking about our national and global values. A must read for every politician and policy maker.Published 4 months ago by Loretta G. Rowe
In this important and highly-readable volume economist Mark Anielski explores the changes in our economic models that can lead us to sustainable and equitable wellbeing and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John de Graaf
Had a group that would read and discuss a chapter a week. Very interesting book and how much economy effect everyone's lives, good and bad.Published 22 months ago by Cheryl Williams
I try to research a book before buying it so it is rare that I find one that I stop reading before the end, but I made an exception in this case. Mr. Read morePublished on April 2, 2008 by F. Bunum